Los Angeles concerts for Fridays:
► Day 1 of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival boasts sets by Radiohead, The xx, Travis Scott, Empire of the Sun, Father John Misty, Phantogram, Guided By Voices and more at the Empire Polo Club. But you knew that. [Set times at the end of this post.]
► Sigur Ros does the second of three nights with the L.A. Phil at Disney Hall.
► Composer Hans Zimmer does a pre-Coachella at the Microsoft Theater.
► Idina Menzel plays the season opening night at the Greek Theatre.
► Singer-songwriter Joe Purdy visits the Troubadour, with a few new songs in tow. Get there early for Jenny O.
► The Bottom Dollars headline the Hi Hat, supported by Dream Phases, Psychic Jiu-Jitsu and Fiona Silver.
► Australian singer-songwriter Julia Jacklin visits the Bootleg Theater in support of her new album, “Don’t Let the Kids Win,” with Gold Star and Christian Lee Hutson at the Bootleg Theater.
► And it’s a night of jazz, soul and dance at Resident, where Mark de Clive-Lowe, along with Nia Andrews and Linafornia, stirs up the night.
Lupe Fiasco and Tree of Lyfe at the Observatory
The Game at the Observatory (Late Show)
Simple Plan at the Wiltern
2Mex, Saviorself, MC Lyfe and Inzom at Complex
Burn Burn Burn at the Redwood Bar
Boom Boom Boom and the New Up at the Escondite
Blasterjaxx at Exchange
Go By Ocean at the Hotel Café
Sally & George, Hot October, Eric Kufs and Taylor John Williams at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Sophia Mojo, Odd Signatures, the Posse, Sonia Dali & the Bohemians at the Mint
Baiza, Gorodetsky, Christopherson, Megrouni, Atomic Sherpas and Mr. Me at Café Nela
Pegboard Nerds, Riot Ten, Rawtek, Demur and No Pants Party at Avalon
Dirty Audio at Create Nightclub
Junkyard and Circus of Power at the Whisky a Go Go
Millennials, IrieFuse, MND and Toni Tee & Liquid Wisdom at the Viper Room
Sin Alley, Bloody Death Skull and Electric Children at the Sugar Mill Saloon
The Barry Zweig Trio at the Del Monte Speakeasy
Evie Sands and Thee Holy Brothers at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Hookers & Blow and the Mothers of Pearl at Saint Rocke
Ted Z & the Wranglers and Rose’s Pawn Shop at the Wayfarer
The Curly Wolf at Alex’s Bar
Hell or Highwater, Aeges, In Urgency, Hoax Party and American Gentlemen at the Constellation Room
Dave B at the Constellation Room (Late Show)
Ramon Ayala at the House of Blues Anaheim
EYA at the HOB Restaurant & Bar
Jeff Bridges & the Abiders and Ruby Friedman Orchestra at the Coach House
Two Door Cinema Club, Grouplove and Jack Garratt at the Santa Barbara Bowl
Nicky Romero at the Hilton Palm Springs
Few Miles South and Austin Gatus Band at Genghis Cohen
Charles Lloyd & the Marvels at Royce Hall
Tilli, Scenic Underground, the Wrongs and Ward at Molly Malone’s
Jade Hendrix at Copper Blues
The Babys at the Rose
Dishwalla at the Canyon
Shoshana Bean at the Catalina Club